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Self-Regulatory Organizations; The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC; Notice of Withdrawal of a Proposed Rule Change To Amend Rule 4702 To Adopt a New Retail Post-Only Order

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On October 13, 2016, The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC (“Exchange”) filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“Commission”), pursuant to Section 19(b)(1) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (“Act”) [1] and Rule 19b-4 thereunder,[2] a proposed rule change to amend Exchange Rule 4702 to adopt a new Retail Post-Only Order. The proposed rule change was published for comment in the Federal Register on Start Printed Page 8888November 1, 2016.[3] On December 14, 2016, pursuant to Section 19(b)(2) of the Act,[4] the Commission designated a longer period within which to approve the proposed rule change, disapprove the proposed rule change, or institute proceedings to determine whether to disapprove the proposed rule change.[5] The Commission received one comment letter on the proposed rule change.[6] On January 20, 2017, the Exchange withdrew the proposed rule change (SR-NASDAQ-2016-141).

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For the Commission, by the Division of Trading and Markets, pursuant to delegated authority.[7]

Eduardo A. Aleman,

Assistant Secretary.

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3.  See Securities Exchange Act Release No. 79163 (October 26, 2016), 81 FR 75862.

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5.  See Securities Exchange Act Release No. 79554, 81 FR 92927 (December 20, 2016). The Commission designated January 30, 2017, as the date by which it shall approve, disapprove, or institute proceedings to determine whether to disapprove the proposed rule change.

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6.  See Letter from Joseph Saluzzi and Sal Arnuk, Partners, Themis Trading LLC, to Brent J. Fields, Secretary, Commission, dated November 7, 2016.

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[FR Doc. 2017-02000 Filed 1-30-17; 8:45 am]